Synvisc Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc)?
- What are the possible side effects of hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc)?
- What is the most important information I should know about hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc)?
- How is hylan G-F 20 given (Synvisc)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Synvisc)?
- What happens if I overdose (Synvisc)?
- What should I avoid after receiving hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc)?
- What other drugs will affect hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Synvisc)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your hylan G-F 20 injection.
What happens if I overdose (Synvisc)?
Since this medication is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid after receiving hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc)?
For at least 48 hours after your injection, avoid jogging, strenuous activity, or high-impact sports such as soccer or tennis. Also avoid weight-bearing activity or standing for longer than 1 hour at a time. Ask your doctor how long to wait before you resume these activities.
What other drugs will affect hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with hylan G-F 20. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor can provide more information about hylan G-F 20.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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